Richvale, CA, April 17, 2018 – Lundberg Family Farms, a national leader in organic rice, rice products and US-grown quinoa, today introduced the latest addition to its product line with five new rice & seasoning mix side dishes, two which also contain quinoa. These delicious, convenient new products are now available to retailers and distributors for pickup, with target rollout for consumers in June.
Lundberg Family Farms’ new side dishes are made with quality ingredients like their o... Read more
Lundberg Family Farms, a national leader in organic rice, rice products and US-grown quinoa, is introducing Organic Baked Grain Bites as a new product extension to the Grounded Snacks® line-up. These puffed, crunchy, bites are now available to retailers and distributors for pick-up, with target roll-out for consumers in March.
Baked Grain Bites is a light, airy, and great-tasting snack made from brown rice, sorghum and amaranth. They are offered in a fun variety of flavors, each containing 2... Read more
May 3, 2018
The USDA today published a draft rule on federal standards for labeling of bioengineered food, as directed by a law passed by Congress in 2016. A 60-day public comment period on the rule begins tomorrow and ends on July 3, 2018.
The Non-GMO Project will be coordinating with all of our stakeholders to support engagement in the comment process. Next steps include an informational webinar for brands and retailers, calls to action for the public, and guidance on formal comments... Read more
CasaLuker Cacao, a Colombian based chocolate manufacturer, is proud to announce that the company’s Dark Chocolate Palenque 70% and Dark Chocolate Sombra 54% have been Non-GMO Project Verified. The company strongly believes in the safety of their consumers and therefore decided to start the process of getting their products Non-GMO Project Verified, to guarantee and respect the consumer’s right to know what is in their chocolate. CasaLuker Cacao believes this verification offers the highest t... Read more
Balchem Corporation is pleased to announce that the company has achieved Non-GMO Project Verification for the VitaCholine brand choline chloride and choline bitartrate ingredient product lines.
The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is the only non-GMO third-party verification program in North America. Third-party verification is an important mark of quality for product labeling; an independent party utilizing standards developed by industry experts and stakeholders certifies th... Read more
Packed with fruit and available nationwide, just ahead of summer
PENNSAUKEN, N.J., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) announced today select Whole Fruit® Fruit Bars and Organic Juice Tubes are now Non-GMO Project Verified. This trusted logo assures consumers no genetically modified ingredients are used during the making of the deliciously fruity frozen treat. Whole Fruit is proud to offer consumers the same guilt-free formula and great taste,... Read more
VitaFiber fans love our product for more than what’s inside: great taste, soluble prebiotic fiber and simple, USDA Certified Organic ingredients.
They also value what’s NOT in VitaFiber. Like extra calories, sugar, preservatives, artificial ingredients, as well as gluten, dairy or other allergens. For some time, most VitaFiber products have also been Non-GMO Project Verified.
And now, we are proud to announce that our Non-GMO Project Verified status covers all products sold under the V... Read more
This article was written by Ken Roseboro, Editor of The Organic & Non-GMO Report, and was originally published at non-gmoreport.com. It has been re-posted with permission from The Organic & Non-GMO Report.
At Trickling Springs Creamery switching to non-GMO milk production has been a long-time company goal, according to Joe Miller, director of marketing and specialty sales.
“We thought it was the right thing to do,” he says. “From the beginning, we set requirements for... Read more
SweeGen, a nature-based sweetener company announced today that its BESTEVIA® Reb D stevia leaf sweetener has successfully achieved the Non-GMO Project Verified status.
SweeGen’s unique production process starts with the stevia leaf and uses a proprietary technology to achieve high purity levels of Reb D. Sensory mapping, obtained through a trained sensory panel, shows that Reb D has a sugar-like taste and a sweetness onset and sweet linger (also called sweetness time intensity) that is clo... Read more
Metagenics, Inc., a health sciences company, announced today that a selection of its products have earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, the leading third-party verification organization for non-GMO foods and products.
All Metagenics formulas with a non-GMO indication on the label have always been tested to ensure they are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to achieve verification, The Non-GMO Project, a nonprofit organization, requires the products it tests to mee... Read more
Fueled by a commitment to offer high-integrity foods to the masses, The New Primal is excited to announce Non-GMO Project Verification for the entire line of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces.
Acclaimed for producing the cleanest, most channel-transcendent meat snacks in the salty snack category, The New Primal has revolutionized the marinade aisle in response to the lack of disruption and variety previously available. All three of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces a... Read more
As the pioneer and established market leader for GMO avoidance, the Non-GMO Project has set the industry standard for non-GMO verification since the Butterfly first appeared on store shelves in 2010.
The Non-GMO Project Verified seal gives shoppers the assurance that a product has completed a comprehensive, third-party verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.
Whether you want to demonstrate your brand’s commitment to transparency, provide consumers a choice in ... Read more
NutraSource Diagnostics’ program for vitamins and supplements could mislead consumers
On Monday, NutraSource Diagnostics announced a new non-GMO labeling program for vitamins and supplements. Based on testing of finished products and ingredients, the program, called IGEN, has three tiers. In the absence of a published standard the technical details are vague, but the information available seems to suggest that the IGEN Program has critical shortcomings and could potentially mislead consumer... Read more
The House passed H.R. 1599 but the fight isn’t over yet.
On July 23, 2015 the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599 (275-150). This sweeping bill would prohibit any current or future state law requiring GMO labeling, while at the same time dramatically undercutting federal, state and local government oversight and regulation of GMOs (genetically modified organisms).
The revised bill also includes a mandate for the USDA to create its own non-GMO certification program. While it won’... Read more